Catholic Health Initiatives RN-Employee Health, Jewish Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

RN-Employee Health, Jewish Hospital

Description

Days, Part Time. Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join our team. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at KentuckyOne Health! at http://catholichealthinitiatives.org/find-a-career

EssentialFunctions

  • Conducts/coordinates healthscreens/medical surveillance

  • Orders lab values

pertinent to the employee at the time of the health screen.

  • Completes assessment

and reviews health history of employee at the time of

screening.

  • Coordinates

appropriate plan of care/referrals based on relevant findings.

  • Administers TB testing/T-Spot testingto all employees according to state regulation and hospital policy.

  • Distributes

individual written notices to all employees at least two (2)

weeks prior to the due date.

  • Provides written

instructions for completion of testing.

  • Educates employees on

specific requirements and follow-up as

necessary.

  • Refers to Public

Health Department/primary care physician and obtains

chest x-ray upon significant reaction to PPD according to Kentucky

Administrative Regulations.

  • Coordinates the review and follow-up ofall incident reports received in the Health Office.

  • Inspects all incident

reports within 24 hours of arrival in the Health Office

and forwards copy to WC Coordinator.

  • Completes

investigation on reports requiring follow-up within 48 hours of

arrival.

  • Draws blood on

healthcare worker involved in exposure and completes

HIV counseling.

  • Sends written opinion

to healthcare worker regarding status of

exposure and information obtained on source patient.

  • Coordinates follow-up

testing/treatments in accordance with Employee

Health protocols (i.e., TB test, HIV test, etc.).

  • Draws blood for

follow-up testing per exposure protocol and employee

request.

  • Provides immunization program toemployees per Employee Health policy.

  • Provides hepatitis-B

and education on a continual basis.

  • Administers standard

flu vaccine during fall months.

  • Administers

tetanus/diphtheria vaccine to employees as indicated

following an injury every 10 years as recommended by Public Health

Service Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Provides 1 time

dose Adacel as indicated per established guidelines.

  • Provides education on

MMR and administers vaccine according to

established guidelines. Maintains records on immunization status

in

employee health file.

  • Provides education on

varicella vaccine (chicken pox) and administers

vaccine according to established guidelines.

  • Provides other

immunizations as indicated.

  • Maintains information

on employee’s immunization status.

  • Evaluates employees in need of healthservices and arranges for appropriate treatment or referral.

  • Provides first aid

for employee injuries.

  • Provides palliative

care for non-occupational illness and injuries and

refers as indicated.

  • Counsels employees on

health concerns and illness upon request.

  • Reviews health

records annually to assure current information is

available.

  • Maintains accurate

and up-to-date records as indicated by prompt

retrieval of desired information.

  • Collaborates on activities to promoteand/or maintain employee health.

  • Attends meetings when

required and participates on committees (i.e.,

Wellness, Infection Control Liaison, and subcommittees).

  • Reviews the Employee

Health Manual when indicated or bi-annually and

collaborates on additions to maintain accurate and current information.

  • Participates in

health screening events of KentuckyOne Health

requested to provide information to the public and promote a positive

image.

Coordinates andadministers drug tests according to KentuckyOne Health policy.

  • Completes drug test

on prospective employees as soon as possible upon

notification employment

personnel.

  • Coordinates employee for-cause drug test upon

direction of Human

Resources.

  • Coordinates and completes random drug tests on

employees according

to the schedule indicated by Human Resources.

  • Notifies employment personnel of drug test

confirmation results upon

receipt of results.

  • Maintains confidentiality ofinformation of the Human Resources Department.

  • Maintains confidentiality of departmental

information according to

established procedures with no reported errors.

  • Releases confidential information only in

accordance with the

confidentiality policy and/or approval of the director of Human

Resources.

  • Contributes to the efficient operationof the Human Resources Department.

  • Completes special projects as assigned by the

Manager according to

established time frames.

  • Prepares and maintains reports of results as

requested by the Manager.

  • Identifies and reports equipment problems

which require maintenance

or repair to Supervisor/Manager.

  • Facilitates the efficient operation of the

department by answering the

telephone assisting callers or visitors in any way possible.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Demonstrates commitment to professionalcompetence and strives for professional growth.

  • Completes mandatory

education and in-service requirements with the

review year(s), as established by departmental policy and state nursing

practice policy.

  • Attends and actively participates in

departmental meetings.

  • Participates in self-evaluation by identifying

areas of

strength/limitations, and establishes and meets professional individual

goals to assist the department in achieving its established

goals/projects.

  • Participates in

educational programs related to practice area and keeps

abreast on current updated literature as demonstrated by

applying/contributing this knowledge in appropriate staff meetings and

daily clinical practice.

  • Demonstrates an

interest in improving professional growth by seeking

self-directed activities of growth.

  • Assists in delivering high qualityhealth care services in a professional, compassionate, and courteous mannerwhile respecting the dignity and individuality of each person who comes incontact with the organization by following the Standards of Excellence, theStandards of Behavior, and the Standards of Professional Appearance andConduct.

  • Maintains patient

privacy and confidentiality at all times according to

established procedures.

  • Follows the Standard

of Professional Appearance and Conduct and the

KentuckyOne Health departmental dress code.

  • Communicates effectively and

courteously answering assigned

telephone lines within three rings identifying self at all times.

  • Assists visitors and

patients in giving directions and information.

  • Communicates effectively and

courteously with all visitors, physicians,

patients and employees.

  • Introduces self and

position to patient, family and visitors at all times.

  • Assesses environment

for safety hazards, which could harm patients,

visitors, or other hospital employees and reports hazards to appropriate

supervisors.

  • Collaborates with both departments and

outside agencies to meet the

identified needs of the patients and the organization.

  • Knowledge and performance of the Codeof Conduct Standards.

  • The incumbent demonstrates a commitment to

a high level of

professional and ethical standards in his/her daily activities, consistent

with the Code of conducts and related KentuckyOne Health policies.

  • The incumbent maintains integrity in

business activities by following

legal standards,maintaining confidentiality of patient and business

information and reporting known or suspected misconduct.

  • The incumbent has completed the required

annual general

compliance training and department-specific training, as appropriate.

  • The employee honors the KentuckyOneHealth Mission Statement, Vision Statement and Corporate Values. This incumbentunderstands:

  • KentuckyOne Health provides the highest

quality of care to the

community through respect, dignity and and compassions regardless

of race, creed, national origin or the individuals ability to pay and;

KentuckyOne

Health provides leadership in pioneering new services through

increased

allocation of resources for research and education.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skillsnecessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

  • Demonstrates knowledge related to age

appropriate behavior of adults

and geriatrics to assess the growth and

development of the patient.

  • Demonstrates

ability to provide medical treatment based on tested

knowledge of drug therapy

and treatments related to age specific

requirements of adults and geriatric

patients.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the operation of equipment utilized to

perform the essential functions of the job.

  • KentuckyOne Heath Statement ofManagement and Human Relations Philosophy.

  • Provides fair and equitable treatment

of all employees.

  • Recruits and retains the best possible

employees.

  • Creates a work environment, which is

characterized by mutual trust

and respect.

  • Displays acceptance and support of

management decisions.

  • Upholds laws and regulations regarding

EEOC, affirmative action,

etc.

  • Acts as a good corporate citizen by

participating in community activities.

  • Educates and trains employees to

support their personal career goals and

the organization’s Mission.

  • Provides the kind of rewarding and

satisfying work environment where not

third party labor organization is

necessary.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing;Bachelors preferred (may be in other health/safety related field)

  • Minimum of 2 years of nursingexperience; 1 years Employee Health experience.Familiar with Worker’s Compensationlaws; experience with OSHA, Joint Commission and OIG.

  • BLS/CPR

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Job RN

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-JEWISH HOSP 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 40

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0163456

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.